Poetic Devices

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Can you name the Poetic Devices?

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Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.
A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
Life is like a box of chocolates.
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
The dish ran away with the spoon.
Boom!
The tide rises by the lighthouse.
I dumped my drink in the sink.
How many lines does a sonnet have?
This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)
The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
That guy's a beast.
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.

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Created Jan 30, 2012ReportNominate
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